Saints' Cullen, Cunningham Earn UMAC Honors

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Saints' Cullen, Cunningham Earn UMAC Honors

September 25, 2012 Updated Sep 25, 2012 at 3:30 PM CST

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) --- St. Scholastica men's soccer player Ben Cullen and women's soccer player Taylor Cunningham have been named Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) players of the week, it was announced on Tuesday.

Cullen was named the UMAC men's soccer defensive player of the week after helping the Saints to a pair of shutout wins this past week, a 3-0 win over North Central and a 5-0 win over Northwestern.

The St. Scholastica sophomore defender helped his team limit the two opponents to just nine total shots, and he also recorded two assists in the two games.

Cunningham, meanhwhile, was named the UMAC women's soccer offensive player of the week after she recorded eight points for the Saints this past week.

The junior forward had two goals and three assists in the team's 8-0 win over North Central, and then she added another assist in a 2-0 win over Northwestern.

Posted by Zach Schneider
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